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Senior Deputy Principal

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

(i) served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of
Principal Lecturer /Veterinary Officer/Livestock Production Officer, CSG 8 and
above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:-Animal Production,
Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Dairy Science, Range Management, Food Science
and Technology, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Leather
Technology, Animal Health Management, Human Ecology, Education
Development/Psychology/Home Economics), Agricultural Extension Education,
Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Natural Resource Management, Computer
Science/Information Communication Technology, Environmental Science, Dairy
Science and Technology, Dairy Technology and Management or equivalent
qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) a certificate in Training of Trainers (ToT) course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
from a recognized institution; and
(iv) demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work
performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies,
objectives and ability to relate them to livestock training function.


An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal for planning, directing,
controlling and coordinating training, farm and administrative activities within the
institute. Specific duties and responsibilities include: -
(i) initiating action on the review of policy issues in livestock training;
(ii) interpreting and implementing government manpower training policies;
(iii) developing, implementing and reviewing curriculum;
(iv) liaising with other institutions and agencies for effective development and
implementation of training programmes;
(v) team building and setting performance targets and standards; and
(vi) ensuring that the curriculum is aligned to sectorial and national priorities.
An officer at this level may also be deployed as a Dean of Students, Director of studies or
a Registrar.
As Dean of students, an officer will be overall in-charge of students’ welfare in the
institute. Specific duties will include:-
(i) supervising review of rules and regulations;
(ii) ensuring safe custody of the first aid kit;
(iii) ensuring sick students to get medical attention;
(iv) overseeing students’ catering, accommodation, student council elections and
extracurricular activities; and
(v) coordinating guidance and counseling of students; and resolving students’ disputes.
As Director of Studies, an officer will ensure effective coordination and implementation
of academic programmes in the institute. Specific duties will include:-
(i) coordinating development of guidelines on training programmes, research and
consultancy activities, review of curriculum and training manuals, and inducting new
staff in the institute;
(ii) ensuring security of students’ academic records, examinations and preparation of
examination timetable; and
(iii) coordinating education tours, visits, field attachments, internship, periodic reviews
and updating training strategies
As Registrar, an officer will ensure that students adhere to the institute’s rules and
regulations. Specific duties include:-
(i) validating students’ application; coordinating recruitment and admission of
students, graduation and clearance of students upon exit;
(ii) managing and maintaining students’ records and class lists; and
(iii) evaluating transcripts; and validating and verifying certificates for the grandaunts.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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